Find a Career in IT in Canada's Capital at Algonquin!

By Algonquin College Modified on March 03, 2015
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Ottawa is an IT hub and with a diploma from Algonquin, you can set yourself apart.

Algonquin College is located in Canada’s capital city of Ottawa. Ottawa is a growing city, and with growth comes opportunity for employment. Over the past decade, Ottawa has grown into an IT hub in the North. With over 1500 private IT firms, graduates of our Computer Engineering Technology - Computing Science (Co-op Option) or Game Development programs have an edge over the competition.

Shopify is a great example of a company based in Ottawa that was listed as the 7th fastest growing technology company worldwide with $7 billion dollars in sales last year. This is just one of the many IT companies that call Ottawa home. Our specialized programs such as, Mobile Application Design and Development, help our graduates find great positions at up and coming IT companies. With opportunity for growth and a rapidly expanding IT sector, Algonquin graduates are in the right place at the right time.

Algonquin College has a job placement rate of 85% and our unique programs, combined with Co-op opportunities help our graduates take advantage of their Post-Graduate work permit. Our Employment Support Centre is available to help students complete or update their resume, work on their interview skills or browse our job boards. Our online portal MyCareerZone, helps our students find jobs and complete their applications online.

Our Applied Research center leads the country with the highest productivity in 2013. In a recent (Feb 26th, 2015) article in the Global and Mail it stated “Applied research partnerships are an integral component of Algonquin’s work-integrated learning approach, and contribute to the success of local businesses while connecting students to prospective employers”. Our goal is to see our students go on to succeed and that means a good career. With our applied research connections to a fast growing and vibrant local tech community, our graduates are seeing the results, a good job in an exciting field.

Come to Algonquin, get connected.

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